clean technology development Articles

  • Public policy and clean technology promotion. The synergy between environmental economics and evolutionary economics of technological change

    Obstacles to clean technology development, innovation and diffusion are not only related to the lack of internalisation of environmental externalities in production costs, as defended by traditional environmental economics. Empirical studies show that many other obstacles prevent these technologies from penetrating the market. The relevance of these obstacles differs between sectors, firms and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • US contributions to a World Bank administered clean technology fund

    The proposed Congressional appropriation of US$400 million per year over five years to support the deployment of clean energy technologies in developing countries could demonstrate much awaited United States leadership in responding to the global crisis of climate change. If these resources are invested wisely, the benefits will reach under-served communities in developing countries in desperate ...

  • Venture capital needs for sustainable development of clean technologies

    Challenges of evaluating new evolving technologies are particularly pronounced for clean technology firms (CTFs) in need of venture capital (VC). This study investigates how Technology Approval Group (TAG) may bridge an identified funding gap. TAG is a communication tool enabling investors that traditionally would not invest that early in an innovation to feel confident in injecting VC into ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Developing countries and climate change

    This paper is a discussion of the policies of developing countries in the negotiations on climate change. To most developing countries, this is not considered a major issue (except for OASIS countries) but it was used as an instrument for leveraging their claims for a better distribution of wealth among nations and an increase in Official Development Assistance (ODA). The adoption of renewable ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • International Organization for Standardization Develops GHG Standards with ClimateCHECK

    Since 2002, ClimateCHECK co-founder Tom Baumann has worked with the International Organization for Standardization to author the ISO 14064 International Greenhouse Gas Standard and related protocols, to develop and deliver related training courses, and to design and manage GHG programs. Baumann was the main author of ISO 14064-2 between 2002 and 2006, when it was published. He continues to ...


    By ClimateCHECK

  • Sustainable energy technology transfers through the CDM? Application of participatory approaches for decision making facilitation

    The two big challenges for this century are world poverty and climate change. The clean development mechanism (CDM) has the potential to address both, through integrated programmes that will be in compliance with the needs and objectives of the host countries. Actual practice shows that CDM technology transfer is focused on reducing emissions at the lowest possible cost and less on the ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Do environmental regulations harm competitiveness?

    Environmental regulations only reduce productivity and employment by a small amount, and can boost economic growth by encouraging innovation by businesses, according to a report published last months by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Development and promotion of clean technology

    Adoption of Cleaner technologies and Cleaner Production Strategies were adopted to provide a balance between development & Environment through economic benefits by way of increased resource efficiency, innovation and reduced cost for environmental management. • Under the scheme details of various ongoing projects are given as under:- Recycling of Marble Slurry:Under the ongoing project ...


    By Indian Government

  • Quantitative and qualitative employment impacts of environmental innovations

    The paper deals with the impact on the quantity and quality of work in companies that adopted clean technologies and environmental innovations (direct effects). Furthermore, indirect effects in companies supplying waste management services and resources are considered as well, in total indicating the potential employment impacts of a more sustainable production system. From the analyses carried ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Protean partner - Leading global supplier delivers flexible solutions based on proven technologies

    For many engineers that are associated with the further development of hybrid and electric motor technology, Sierra-CP Engineering may be a new name. But in truth the company has been actively engaged in providing advanced auto testing solutions and products to the industry for over 30 years. In late 2011 USA-based Sierra Instruments, a world leader in flow measurement technology, greatly ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Technological change and environmental management in industry

    Environmental management and sustainable development are at the top of the global agenda. In conjunction with the principles of equity and ethics, the implementation of sustainable development has become one of the most important challenges before the world community. Technology lies at the heart of this concern. Industry, in turn, is the largest user and producer of technology, and it produces ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • CDM sustainable technology transfer grounded in participatory in-country processes in Israel

    The complexities related to the clean development mechanism (CDM) are considered quite high and only a relatively low percentage of the existing potential has been exploited in the developing world. In addition, the present situation indicates that CDM with its strong focus on greenhouse gases abatement has a tendency to lead to ad hoc investments without including technology transfer and a clear ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • How to Make Clean Room Beautiful, Practical and Clean

    Clean Room, also known as dust-free workshop, dust-free room. Clean room industry is a leading service industry in the development of modern science and technology. The development of modern science and technology not only depends on the development of related clean technology, but also puts forward new technical requirements for clean technology. At present, the whole world is on the eve of ...

  • Clegg announces new £200m technology and innovation programme

    UK government announces plans for new technology and innovation centres to develop clean tech, energy efficiency and IT. The Coalition government has formally launched today a new £200 initiative to build at least six technology and innovation centres designed to support the development of high-growth sectors such as clean technology, energy efficiency and IT. The government-backed ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Ice It off - Industrial cleaning with ice offers environmental advances and cost savings!

    Coulson Ice Blast is an award winning, enviromentally friendly industrial cleaning technology.  Water is one of the most essential human needs. Yet, for something so key to life, hundreds of millions of gallons of H2O are wasted each year on industrial cleaning applications. The ecological impact of this type of consumption is a real concern and has led to the development of an ...


    By Coulson Ice Blast

  • Manufacturing Automation Magazine - Article on Coulson Ice Blast

    Read Coulson Ice Blast's feature article in Manufacturing Automation. Coulson Ice Blast is an award winning, enviromentally friendly industrial cleaning technology.  Water is one of the most essential human needs. Yet, for something so key to life, hundreds of millions of gallons of H2O are wasted each year on industrial cleaning applications. The ...


    By Coulson Ice Blast

  • Surviving Kyoto's 'do or die' summit

    This article sets out the importance of the Kyoto Protocol process to be decided at the Copenhagen COP XV Conference of December 2009. It clarifies the latest aspects of the clean development mechanism. It explains in practical terms, the relative negotiating positions adopted by developing and developed countries and possible impacts on world poverty. It presents two proposals that are win-win ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Tips to Choose Carpet Wash System Featured with Quick Drying Times

    Many people who buy carpet washer machines focus mainly on the performance-related aspects. For example, they focus mostly on output temperature level, quality of the material used to make the machine, and price. While it is important to take a detailed look at these aspects, it is also vital to offer the same attention to some of the other factors. One such factor is drying time. It refers to ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Carbon emission trading in India and Sri Lanka

    Kyoto Protocol has established three trading mechanisms, namely International Emission Trading (IET), Joint Implementation (JI) and Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) which enable industrialised countries to achieve carbon emission reduction targets as economically as possible. Out of these three mechanisms, CDM is the most important mechanism for the developing countries. CDM allows the carbon ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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